School of Media and Communication Design



  • Dr. Sushil Rai
    Associate Dean

    Ph.D., UGC (NET), MJMC & M.A.
    Experience: 15 years (Industry & Academics)
    Dr Sushil Rai is an alumnus of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, UP. He has completed a Ph.D. from Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi. Dr Rai has over 15 years of teaching and industry experience. Dr Rai has served various media organizations (Print & Electronic) with a rich experience of reporting and editing. He has presented papers in 30 National and International Seminars/ Conferences and has attended more than 10 Workshops/ FDPs in various capacities of Resource Person/ Chairman/ participant. He has over 25 research papers to his credit in National and International Journals of repute, authored one Book, 10 Chapters in Books, and over 40 Articles in newspapers and magazines. Dr Rai has been actively involved in organizing Seminars/Conferences, FDP, Workshops, and Media Fests. He is associated with several prestigious academic bodies and a member of other editorial boards and media associations. He is a Political Analyst on Uttarakhand news channel HNN24X7. He has been a Member Secretary of Public Relations Society of India, Dehradun Chapter for two years consecutively. He has also been conferred with Best Research Excellence Award- 2018 and Innovation Fellow Award-2019.
  • Dr. Varsha Sisodia
    Assistant Professor

    Ph.D., UGC NET, CBSE NET, HP SET, MMC and MA (English Literature)
    Experience: 5 years (Academics and Industry)
    Dr Varsha Sisodia is an Assistant Professor in the School of Media & Communication Design, IMS Unison University, Dehradun. She is a Doctorate in Mass Communication from HP University, Shimla. Her doctoral thesis focused on online privacy loss and the communication behavior of Internet consumers. She has two postgraduate degrees in the disciplines of Mass Communication and English Literature from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. She has qualified UGC NET, CBSE NET, and HP SET. She is a double gold medalist in Mass Communication and English Honors from Himachal Pradesh University. She has previously worked with APG Shimla University and Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. She has attended and presented papers in several international conferences and National Seminars and has published papers in SCOPUS indexed, UGC Care, and peer-reviewed journals. Her areas of interest include Communication Theory, New Media, Development Communication, and Media Laws and Ethics.
  • Dr. Vikash Singh
    Assistant Professor

    Ph.D., UGC (NET) & Masters’ degree in Mass Communication
    Experience: 6.5 Years (Academics and Industry)
    Dr Vikash Singh is an Assistant Professor in the School of Media & Communication Design at IMS Unison University, Dehradun. He holds a doctorate from Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University (A Central University), Wardha, Maharashtra, and is UGC-NET qualified. He was also awarded JRF/SRF by UGC. Dr Singh completed his master’s degree in Mass Communication from Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, and Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IISE. Lucknow, accredited by MHRD and approved by AICTE. Dr Singh has obtained a Certification in Spanish and completed his Diploma in Computer Applications with a Gold Medal from the Department of Language, Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha, Maharashtra. His areas of expertise include Television News/Production, Scriptwriting, News Reporting/Editing, and Political Communication. He has to his credit research papers published in reputed peer-reviewed national and international journals and chapters in edited books which includes a publication by Routledge.
  • Ms. K. Nungshithoibi Singha
    Assistant Professor

    Ph.D.(Pursuing), UGC (NET)
    Experience: 8 years (Industry & Academics)
    Ms. K. Nungshithoibi Singha is an Assistant Professor in the School of Media & Communication Design at IMS Unison University, Dehradun. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. from Assam University. She has qualified for UGC-NET in Mass Communication. Ms. Singha has a rich experience of 5 years in the publishing industry and 3 years in Academics. She has worked as an editor, editorial researcher as well as senior editorial researcher with top publishing houses like Macmillan, Taylor, and Francis, and Dorling Kindersley before joining academics. Ms. Singha's research interests include social media, participatory journalism, and film studies. She has presented papers on social media in three national seminars.
  • Ms. Sakshi Tiwari
    Assistant Professor

    Ph.D.(Pursuing), UGC (NET) & Masters in Mass Communication
    Experience: 2.8 Years (Industry & Academics)
    Ms. Sakshi Tiwari is an Assistant Professor in the School of Media & Communication Design at IMS Unison University, Dehradun. She has done Master's in Mass Communication and Journalism. She is a gold medalist in Mass Communication. She has qualified UGC-NET examination. Currently, she is pursuing her Ph.D. Her areas of specialization are Television Production and Print Media. Before teaching, she has worked as Asst. Producer Cum Anchor, for HNN News Channel, Dehradun. Ms. Sakshi has teaching and industry experience of 2.8 years.
  • Ms. Anwesha Sen Majumdar
    Assistant Professor

    Ph.D. (Pursuing), UGC (NET) & M.A. in Mass Communication
    Experience: 5.10 Years (Industry & Academics)
    Ms. Anwesha Sen Majumdar is an Assistant Professor in the School of Media & Communication Design at IMS Unison University, Dehradun. She graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication and completed her post-graduation in master’s in mass communication from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi. Before academics, she worked as a digital marketer/content writer with a social media agency OM Logic, a leading digital marketing agency in Delhi; wherein she handled the social media strategy of a national political party and various national brands. She has also worked as a sub-editor for Amity Group of School’s in-house school newspaper where she edited and aided students in understanding the nuances of Reporting and Content Writing. She also has experience in Public Relations having interned with Candour Communications, a PR agency in Delhi, and with the PR wing of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works, West Bengal. Ms. Anwesha Sen Majumdar has also qualified NET 2015, June cycle. She has presented a paper at an international seminar held at UTM University, Malaysia, and a National Seminar held at SOMC, IMS Unison University. Currently, she is enrolled in the doctoral program in Mass Communication. Her areas of interest include Print Media, Journalism, Content Writing, and Digital Marketing.